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General correspondence, Jan.-June 1990

MS. Berlin 225
Held at the Weston Library

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Includes letters from and copies of letters to:

  1. (fols. 159, 172, 176) Alistair Cooke
  2. (fols. 143-148) J.G.S. Donaldson, Baron Donaldson, about Donaldson's intended speech on the War Crimes Bill
  3. (fol. 132) Aileen Kelly
  4. (fols. 167-171) Marco Marzano, about questions put forward by Marzano on the fall of Communist regimes, Marxism, and liberalism
  5. (fols. 180*, 182) Eric Moonman, about the integration of Jews into British Society in the early part of the 20th century, including comments by Berlin based on his own experience
  6. (fols. 150-151, 156-158) Beata Polanowska-Sygulska, including remarks about the collapse of Communism in Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union

with letters from

  1. (fol. 66) Henry Brandon
  2. (fol. 130) David Cairns
  3. (fol. 112) Elena Chukovskaya
  4. (fol. 81) D.M. Hopkinson
  5. (fol. 104) D.P.T. Jay
  6. (fol. 65) H.A. Kissinger
  7. (fols. 12-29, 183) Richard McKane , about an essay in Russian by Mikhail Kralin on 'Sir Isaiah Berlin and the "Guest from the Future"' (by Anna Akhmatova)
  8. (fol. 4) Anatoly Namian
  9. (fol. 5) Yu Senokosov, discussing 'the English tradition and Russian history', with reference to Berlin
  10. (fols. 95, 102, 131) Elisabeth Sifton
  11. (fol. 155) Irving Singer
  12. (fol. 173) R.O. Wilberforce, Baron Wilberforce

and letters about:

  1. (fols. 56-57, 58-59, 70) an article about Boris Pasternak in the Times Literary Supplement, including draft of Berlin's published response to the piece


  • Creation: Jan.-June 1990


184 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Conditions Governing Access

Some material is closed.


MS. Berlin 225

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom